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"El Porvenir" Wax Taper Matches

"El Porvenir" Wax Taper Matches

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Currently not on view
Object Name
matches
Object Type
slow-matches
date made
1890 - 1891
date acquired
1890 - 1891
place made
Mexico: Colima, Colima
place acquired
Mexico
Physical Description
phosphorus (matchstick heads material)
potassium chlorate (matchstick heads material)
wax (matchstick coating material)
cotton (matchsticks material)
ink (box material)
paper, wove (box material)
paper, emery or sand (striking paper material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in;.9525 cm x 2.8575 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.152702A
catalog number
152702A
accession number
24600
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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